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Biopharmaceutical company.

41 Moores Road
Frazer, PA 19355
Employees: 3,000
CEO: Dr. Frank Baldino Jr.
Stock Symbol: CEPH

Website: http://www.cephalon.com

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Cephalon, Inc. is an international biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery, development and marketing of products for central nervous system disorders, pain, and cancer include eight proprietary products in the United States, along with more than 30 products internationally.

The company's proprietary products in the United States include: AMRIX, TREANDA, FENTORA(R) (fentanyl buccal tablet) [C-II], PROVIGIL(R) (modafinil) Tablets [C-IV], TRISENOX(R) (arsenic trioxide) injection, GABITRIL(R) (tiagabine hydrochloride), NUVIGIL(R) (armodafinil) Tablets [C-IV] and ACTIQ. The company also markets numerous products internationally.

U.S. sites include the company's headquarters in Frazer, PA, and offices, laboratories or manufacturing facilities in West Chester, PA, Salt Lake City, UT, and suburban Minneapolis, MN. The company's European headquarters are located in Maisons-Alfort, France.

In 2008, Cephalon reported $1.97 billion in revenue with more $362.2 million invested in research and development. Net income was $222.5 million.


Launched in 1987 by an enthusiastic young researcher, Dr. Frank Baldino, Jr., Cephalon's growth has led to discoveries and new therapies for sleep disorders, neurological diseases, cancer, pain management and addiction. The company's early focus on neurodegenerative disease led to breakthroughs in understanding the chemistry of what causes cells to die, insights that are now being applied to treating cancer as well as diseases of the central nervous system.

The company went public in 1994.


Healthcare coverage - Cephalon offers an outstanding healthcare program including medical, prescription and dental care. The plan covers employees, their spouses (or qualifying domestic partner) and dependent children.

Life Insurance - Employees are eligible for Company-paid life insurance, and are offered the option to purchase additional life insurance coverage for themselves, their spouses and/or children.

Disability coverage - Cephalon's long-term and short-term disability programs are designed to provide peace of mind and financial security.

Healthcare and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts - Our healthcare and dependent care reimbursement accounts allow employees to set money aside, on a pre-tax basis, to pay for non-reimbursable healthcare or dependent care costs.

401(k) Profit Sharing Plan - Employees can enroll as soon as they join the company and receive a highly competitive company matching contribution to their plan. The plan offers a variety of investment choices to build a well-diversified portfolio.

Time-off benefits - Cephalon provides a competitive time-off benefit as a part of its total compensation package.

Educational reimbursement - At $6,000 per year, our educational reimbursement plan is one of the most generous in the industry. This is because we recognize the importance of employee expertise to the success of the company and value their personal development through formal education and training.

Other important benefits
Cephalon also provides employees with other important benefits such as:
- Adoption assistance
- Employee assistance program
- Employee referral bonuses
- Health advocacy
- Work-life services
- Charitable gift matching

Updated October 27, 2009